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Quotation by William Blake
The reason Milton wrote in fetters when he wrote of Angels & God, and at liberty when of Devils & Hell, is because he was a true Poet, and of the Devil's party without knowing it.
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, engraver. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, plate 6, "The Voice of the Devil," (c. 1793), repr. In Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957).
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